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Needed: A change of heart

Needed: A change of heart

Sixty to seventy thousand children in Pakistan are born with congenital heart disease every year. A shortage of doctors has pushed people to seek treatment across the border but the Indian embassy...
Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

With each passing night since late December 2017, 32-year-old Jawwad and his wife have been earnestly hoping for a phone call confirming their Indian visas so their ailing two-year-old son Maier can...
Pakistani infant returns home after receiving heart treatment in India

Pakistani infant returns home after receiving heart treatment in India

NEW DELHI: Pakistani infant, who had a hole in the heart and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had intervened in the case and arranged medical visa for his parents, has returned to...
Ailing Karachi teen arrives in Mumbai, city opens its heart and wallet

Ailing Karachi teen arrives in Mumbai, city opens its heart and wallet

The icy Indo-Pakistan ties notwithstanding, Mumbai welcomed an ailing Karachi teen who flew into the city for treatment on Monday afternoon. Fifteen-year-old Saba Ahmed, who suffers from...
A shining example of humanity

A shining example of humanity

Indians open their hearts to Pakistani teen Saba Ahmed, who is back in Mumbai for medical treatment Pakistani teenager Saba Ahmed, 15, returned to Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital from Karachi on...
The kindness of strangers

The kindness of strangers

Citizens of Mumbai open up their arms and hearts, raise Rs 4.5 lakh for a sick Pakistani teen  “A 15 year old patient of Wilson’s Disease Saba is reaching Mumbai for life saving treatment...
Peace Clinic: Beyond virtual

Peace Clinic: Beyond virtual

A cross-border health initiative is expanding beyond being an online facility The Dr Ziauddin Hospital in Karachi and Apollo Hospital of India have joined hands to establish a combined liver ward...
500th Pakistani to get liver transplant in India returns home

500th Pakistani to get liver transplant in India returns home

By Sidrah Roghay Karachi: Two-year-old Nalain Aziz, who became the 500th Pakistani to receive a liver transplant in India, crossed the Wagah Border and returned to his hometown Lahore on Thursday....
‘Pakistan can learn a lot from Indian health care system’

‘Pakistan can learn a lot from Indian health care system’

Dr EK Sagadhevan came to Karachi from India to visit a model village that the Rotary International has set up for the flood-affected population in Thatta. The village comprises 50 spacious houses, a...
Kochi doctors gift Pakistani toddler a healthy heart

Kochi doctors gift Pakistani toddler a healthy heart

KOCHI: Two-year-old Hina Talpur from Pakistan has a trauma of hospitals and she starts crying the moment she sees doctors. However, doctors at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here say it...